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Saturday, 13 May 2017

Saturday 13th May 2017

Cream-spot Tiger is always worth photographing

Mompha subbistrigella is a good example of a species easier to identify after having its picture taken and "blown up."
A slight increase of Wheatear this morning with 6 seen on the reserve and Spotted Flycatcher continue to move through with 2 more individuals today, 1 Whinchat was very mobile throughout the morning. Other migrants noted on the reserve, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Continental type Song Thrush.
Passage over the reserve going South, 68 Swallow, 4 Goldfinch, 1 Little Egret.
Offshore going North 3 Barnacle Geese, 1 Fulmar and Common Tern with 2 North and 1 South.

8 birds ringed: 3 Whitethroat, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Song Thrush